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An Upstream Soirée

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An Upstream Soirée

9th Annual "An Upstream Soiree"

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 6:30pm* to 9:00pm at the Bronx Zoo
*Patrons' pre-reception at 6:00

Reserve your Ticket Now!

Join us in celebrating the revitalization of the Bronx River with delicious hors d'oeuvres and buffet supper, live music, wine and beer, and a silent auction. Buy your tickets today, and join us for the pre-party at the Zoo Center, while catching a glimpse of the new "Amazing Monitors" exhibit. Jose the Beaver will join us for photographs, and we'll toast the honorees with our signature cocktail. 

Come celebrate the ongoing revitalization of the Bronx River with honorees:

Nancy Mann
Principal, Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

Tim Tompkins
President, Times Square Alliance & Founder, Partnerships for Parks

Sims Metal Management
Business leaders in sustainable practices to minimize impact on
neighboring communities and local waterways

Live Mambo/Salsa Music by: Orlando Marin "The Last Mambo King" and his bandcenter

Buy your tickets today
Deadline for listing of Patron Ticket holders on the program is September 5th.

To purchase tickets, to become a sponsor, or make a donation click here. 

For directions to the Upstream Soiree which will be held at the Bronx Zoo, click here.

Concrete Plant Park

Big thanks to all of our sponsors: 

Special Thanks to our in-kind sponsors:

Wildlife Conservation Society 

Host Committee     Board Members
Susan Babcock & Ralph Schmidt I.C. Leven Berg, Bronx Council
for Envrionmental Quality

Veronic Vanterpool,
Elizabeth Bennett,
Wildlife Conservation Society
Derrick Lovett, MBD Community
Housing Corporation

Joan Byron,
Vice Chair
John Calvelli,
Wildlife Conservation Society
Scott Miller,
Sims Metal Management

  Carolyn McLaughlin,
Paula Luria Caplan,
PLC Urban Planning & Policy
Gail Nathan, Bronx River Art Center

Ellen Neises
  Raji Kalra,
Majora carter & James Chase,
Majora Carter Group
Jane Silfen, EKO Asset
Management Partners

  Jessica Arcate Schuler
Maarten de Kadt Carrie Elston Tunick and James Tunick
  Peter Bourdeau
Elizabeth Figueroa,
New York Botanical Carden

Dart Westphal & Ellen Pollan   Maarten de Kadt 
Robert Frost,
Signature Urban Properties

    Adam Green 
Roberto Garcia
Montefiore Medical Center

    Marit Larson
Lisa Liquori & Gene Fine     David Shuffler 
      Ethan Strell 
      Stacy Taffet
      Kellie Terry
      Charles Vasser
      Annette Williams
For more information, contact Saudy Tejada at 718-430-4602